Mehdi Khodadadi

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STUDY DESIGN A prospective, cross-sectional, non-randomized study. PURPOSE To assess the effectiveness of intramuscular calcitonin injection in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE LSS, manifesting as chronic low back pain and neurogenic claudication, is a chronic condition with an increasing incidence in the elderly(More)
BACKGROUND There is lack of well-designed trials evaluating structural benefits of non-pharmacologic therapies in knee osteoarthritis (OA). In this parallel-group randomized controlled trial, we aim to compare the possible advantages of lateral wedge insole and acupuncture in patients with medial knee OA. METHOD Patients with grade two or three of medial(More)
BACKGROUND Current treatment strategies of psoriasis are not completely satisfactorily. By inhibiting inflammatory cytokines, nicotinamide may enhance the effects of current topical treatments. We investigated whether the combination of topical calcipotriol and nicotinamide is more effective than calcipotriol alone in treatment of psoriasis. MATERIALS AND(More)
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